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Can antibiotics make children sweat?

Can antibiotics make children sweat?

Unlikely: Difficult to answer definitively since you have not specified an antibiotic, but am unaware, with the exception of allergic reactions, that this is an explanation for children's perspiration. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more

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Why do I always sweat cold ?? Anxiety?? Antibiotics? ? Even when I work out I sweat cold

Why do I always sweat cold ?? Anxiety?? Antibiotics? ?  Even when I work out I sweat cold

Ur sweat may feel...: ...cold but it leaves@ @ or sl.sbove core temp. Feels cold due 2 evaporation which is normal as it is 2 cool Ur body down. Anxiety and stress will make U sweat even tho U R not hot. Some more than others. Antibiotics may make U sweat if it is breaking a fever. Otherwise no connection. ...Read more

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Taking Antibiotics (Checklist)

Follow directions on label
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Take all doses as directed. Don't stop when you feel better.
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Do not take someone else's antibiotic
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Throw away any leftover antibiotics when you're done
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I've temp 4 6 days after 5 PM,got antibiotics 3 days ago.I sweat during day when no temp n cool myself below normal temp.What can I do 2 stop sweating?

I've temp 4 6 days after 5 PM,got antibiotics 3 days ago.I sweat during day when no temp n cool myself below normal temp.What can I do 2 stop sweating?

Sweating: This is one of the body's mechanisms to reduce core temperature. Do not know how you have been measuring your temp, but it sounds as if you have had fevers and while sweating are breaking the fever. You cannot and should not interfere with this. If you continue the chances are that you should go and be medically evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Taking Antibiotics (Checklist)

Take the exact dose prescribed
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Follow your doctors instructions for how long to take the antibiotic
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Do not take someone else's antibiotics
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Do not take old or expired antibiotics
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Taking Antibiotics (Checklist)

Take with food
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Always finish the course whether you feel better early or not
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Watch for abdominal pain and diarrhea - call Dr if occurs
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